bdnews24.com - Home https://bdnews24.com/ The RSS feed of bdnews24.com en Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd. 2017-09-13 06:22:35.0 2017-09-13 06:22:35.0 Home Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies aged 93 https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2018/08/16/former-indian-pm-atal-bihari-vajpayee-dies-aged-93 Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who ordered nuclear tests to make India a nuclear weapons power and travelled by bus to Pakistan in a grand diplomatic gesture, died on Thursday, the hospital where he was being treated said in a statement. 2018-08-16 18:30:17.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/vajpayee.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Vajpayee.jpg https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2018/08/16/former-indian-pm-atal-bihari-vajpayee-dies-aged-93 War crimes: Verdict on Liaquat, Aminul anytime soon https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/war-crimes-verdict-on-liaquat-aminul-anytime-soon Verdicts on war crimes charges against two suspects, Md Liaquat Ali from Habiganj and Aminul Islam alias Rajab from Kishoreganj, are expected to come anytime soon. 2018-08-16 18:27:10.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2016/02/09/10_tribunal_020216_0017.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/10_tribunal_020216_0017.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/war-crimes-verdict-on-liaquat-aminul-anytime-soon ACC summons BNP leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury over allegations of money laundering, illicit wealth https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/acc-summons-bnp-leader-amir-khosru-mahmud-chowdhury-over-allegations-of-money-laundering-illicit-wealth The Ant-Corruption Commission or ACC has summoned BNP leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury over allegations of money laundering and illicit wealth. 2018-08-16 18:23:14.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2015/07/20/amir-khosru-mahmud-chowdhur.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Amir-Khosru-Mahmud-Chowdhur.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/acc-summons-bnp-leader-amir-khosru-mahmud-chowdhury-over-allegations-of-money-laundering-illicit-wealth Weight gain temporarily hikes diabetes risk when smokers quit https://bdnews24.com/health/2018/08/16/weight-gain-temporarily-hikes-diabetes-risk-when-smokers-quit Weight gain can be a big concern for smokers who want to quit, and a new study suggests that it raises the odds of developing type 2 diabetes in the first six years after quitting. 2018-08-16 18:16:50.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/women-smoke.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/women-smoke.jpg https://bdnews24.com/health/2018/08/16/weight-gain-temporarily-hikes-diabetes-risk-when-smokers-quit Bangladesh condemns attack on US ambassador's vehicle https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/bangladesh-condemns-attack-on-us-ambassador-s-vehicle The Bangladesh government has strongly condemned the "unfortunate" attack on the official vehicle of the US Embassy in Dhaka carrying the ambassador. 2018-08-16 18:09:56.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/11/marcia-bernicat-contract-signing-ceremony-pdb-ge-110718-0004.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/marcia-bernicat-contract-signing-ceremony-PDB-GE-110718-0004.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/bangladesh-condemns-attack-on-us-ambassador-s-vehicle Investors shun Italy bridge operator after disaster https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/investors-shun-italy-bridge-operator-after-disaster Italy’s biggest toll-road operator came under heavy stock-market attack on Thursday after Rome criticized it for a deadly bridge collapse this week, moving to revoke its concession and accusing it of failing to ensure the viaduct’s safety. 2018-08-16 17:31:23.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/morandi-bridge.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/morandi-bridge.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/investors-shun-italy-bridge-operator-after-disaster Newspaper editorials across US rebuke Trump for attacks on the press https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/newspaper-editorials-across-us-rebuke-trump-for-attacks-on-the-press Hundreds of US newspapers devoted print space on Thursday to a coordinated defence of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for saying some media organizations are enemies of the American people. 2018-08-16 17:24:23.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/trump-tweet-01.jpg1/ALTERNATES/w140/Trump-tweet-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/newspaper-editorials-across-us-rebuke-trump-for-attacks-on-the-press Women charged with murder of N Korean to testify in Malaysia trial https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/women-charged-with-murder-of-n-korean-to-testify-in-malaysia-trial Two women charged with murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must answer for their role in a well-planned conspiracy, a Malaysian judge said on Thursday, but added that the evidence did not prove a political assassination. 2018-08-16 17:01:03.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/kulalampur-court.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/kulalampur-court.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/women-charged-with-murder-of-n-korean-to-testify-in-malaysia-trial Trump revokes ex-CIA chief's security clearance, slamming critic https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/trump-revokes-ex-cia-chief-s-security-clearance-slamming-critic US President Donald Trump moved to penalize a sharp critic on Wednesday, revoking the security clearance of Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan for making what he called “a series of unfounded and outrageous allegations” about his administration. 2018-08-16 16:48:39.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/john-brennan.jpg1/ALTERNATES/w140/john-brennan.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/trump-revokes-ex-cia-chief-s-security-clearance-slamming-critic ACC grills seven Petrobangla officials as probe opens into disappearance of Barapukuria coal https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/acc-grills-seven-petrobangla-officials-as-probe-opens-into-disappearance-of-barapukuria-coal The Anti-Corruption Commission or ACC has interrogated seven officials of Petrobangla as it opened a probe into the disappearance of coal from the Barapukuria plant. 2018-08-16 16:20:49.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/petrobangla-official--interrogation.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/petrobangla-official-+interrogation.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/acc-grills-seven-petrobangla-officials-as-probe-opens-into-disappearance-of-barapukuria-coal HC scraps Janata Bank job test, orders retake https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/hc-scraps-janata-bank-job-test-orders-retake The High Court has cancelled the exam for recruitment of Janata Bank executive officers amid allegations of question leaks and ordered a test retake. 2018-08-16 15:08:40.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/04/22/05_janata-bank-question-out_220417_0003.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/05_Janata+Bank+Question+Out_220417_0003.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/hc-scraps-janata-bank-job-test-orders-retake Ruling party MP stages sit-in demanding Jubo League leader’s arrest in Nilphamari https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/ruling-party-mp-stages-sit-in-demanding-jubo-league-leaders-arrest-in-nilphamari Prof Golam Mostafa, a member of parliament from Nilphamari-3 constituency, has staged a sit-in in Nilphamari  demanding a Jubo League leader’s arrest over clashes in a programme organised by the Awami League on National Mourning Day. 2018-08-16 14:49:57.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/golam-mostofa-mp-2.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Golam-Mostofa-MP-2.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/08/16/ruling-party-mp-stages-sit-in-demanding-jubo-league-leaders-arrest-in-nilphamari 'Call Me Priya': Film sparks debate about India textile industry abuses https://bdnews24.com/people/2018/08/16/call-me-priya-film-sparks-debate-about-india-textile-industry-abuses A film about a young textile worker in southern India is sparking debate in rural communities at the heart of an industry that campaigners say is plagued by exploitation and abuse. 2018-08-16 14:26:40.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/call-me-priya.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Call-Me-Priya.jpg https://bdnews24.com/people/2018/08/16/call-me-priya-film-sparks-debate-about-india-textile-industry-abuses Philippines' Duterte could resign if Marcos Jr becomes VP: Spokesman https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/philippines-duterte-could-resign-if-marcos-jr-becomes-vp-spokesman Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could step down if the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos succeeds in overturning his 2016 vice presidential election defeat, Duterte’s spokesman said on Thursday. 2018-08-16 13:52:17.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/philippines.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Philippines.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/philippines-duterte-could-resign-if-marcos-jr-becomes-vp-spokesman Facebook says it was ‘too slow’ to fight hate speech in Myanmar https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2018/08/16/facebook-says-it-was-too-slow-to-fight-hate-speech-in-myanmar Facebook has been “too slow” to address hate speech in Myanmar and is acting to remedy the problem by hiring more Burmese speakers and investing in technology to identify problematic content, the company said in a statement on Thursday. 2018-08-16 13:41:25.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/facebook.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Facebook.JPG https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2018/08/16/facebook-says-it-was-too-slow-to-fight-hate-speech-in-myanmar US tariffs to stay on Turkey, Qatar offers Ankara aid https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/us-tariffs-to-stay-on-turkey-qatar-offers-ankara-aid The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a US pastor, as Qatar pledged $15 billion in investment to Turkey, supporting a rise in the Turkish lira. 2018-08-16 13:35:11.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/apple.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/apple.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/us-tariffs-to-stay-on-turkey-qatar-offers-ankara-aid Libya court sentences 45 to death over 2011 killings https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/libya-court-sentences-45-to-death-over-2011-killings A Libyan appeals court on Wednesday sentenced 45 people to death by firing squad for killings committed in the capital, Tripoli, during a 2011 uprising, according to a statement from the justice ministry. 2018-08-16 10:09:01.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/libya-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/libya-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/libya-court-sentences-45-to-death-over-2011-killings Malaysia moves to break monopoly for hiring foreign workers https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/malaysia-moves-to-break-monopoly-for-hiring-foreign-workers Malaysia plans to establish a single system to hire foreign workers without differentiating source countries—a move that will allow only the licensed agents to help workers, including Bangladesh, get jobs in the Southeast Asian country. 2018-08-16 10:06:23.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/03/09/02_malaysia_bangladeshiworker_270814_0015.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/02_Malaysia_Bangladeshi%2BWorker_270814_0015.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/malaysia-moves-to-break-monopoly-for-hiring-foreign-workers US and Mexico to set up joint team to fight drug cartels https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/us-and-mexico-to-set-up-joint-team-to-fight-drug-cartels US and Mexican law enforcement authorities will set up a joint team based in Chicago targeting the leaders and finances of drug cartels that ship opioids into the United States, aiming to stanch a spike in overdose deaths, officials said on Wednesday. 2018-08-16 08:58:12.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/mexico.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Mexico.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/08/16/us-and-mexico-to-set-up-joint-team-to-fight-drug-cartels Malaysian court to rule on women accused of killing brother of North Korean leader https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2018/08/16/malaysian-court-to-rule-on-women-accused-of-killing-brother-of-north-korean-leader A Malaysian court will decide on Thursday whether to continue hearing a case against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, or acquit them. 2018-08-16 08:40:19.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/malaysian.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Malaysian.jpg https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2018/08/16/malaysian-court-to-rule-on-women-accused-of-killing-brother-of-north-korean-leader Pictures of nature inspired by Colorado https://bdnews24.com/arts/2018/08/16/pictures-of-nature-inspired-by-colorado I have been living in Colorado for the last 12 years. Two years back I moved from Longmont to North Boulder. I feel very lucky to live near the Lobo trail. This trail is a walking or biking trail that connects Longmont to Boulder and hence the name Lobo. I usually walk there once or sometimes twice a day. 2018-08-16 04:49:30.0 https://bdnews24.com/arts/2018/08/16/pictures-of-nature-inspired-by-colorado Subasic, Mandzukic call time on international career https://bdnews24.com/sport/2018/08/16/subasic-mandzukic-call-time-on-international-career Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic and striker Mario Mandzukic have announced their retirement from international football almost a month after helping the Balkan nation reach the World Cup final for the first time. 2018-08-16 04:04:25.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/11/subasic.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Subasic.jpg https://bdnews24.com/sport/2018/08/16/subasic-mandzukic-call-time-on-international-career Messi to miss Argentina friendlies in US https://bdnews24.com/sport/2018/08/16/messi-to-miss-argentina-friendlies-in-us Argentina captain Lionel Messi has ruled himself out of two friendlies in the United States next month, a source at the Argentine Football Association (AFA) told Reuters on Wednesday. 2018-08-16 03:57:21.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/06/20/messi.jpg1/ALTERNATES/w140/Messi.jpg https://bdnews24.com/sport/2018/08/16/messi-to-miss-argentina-friendlies-in-us Atletico thrash Real 4-2 in extra-time to lift Spanish Super Cup https://bdnews24.com/sport/2018/08/16/atletico-thrash-real-4-2-in-extra-time-to-lift-spanish-super-cup Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals on Wednesday to lift the UEFA Super Cup for a third time after midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke struck in extra-time. 2018-08-16 03:55:38.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/atletico-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Atletico-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/sport/2018/08/16/atletico-thrash-real-4-2-in-extra-time-to-lift-spanish-super-cup Financial Times boss to return some of $3.3 million pay after staff protest https://bdnews24.com/media-en/2018/08/16/financial-times-boss-to-return-some-of-3.3-million-pay-after-staff-protest Financial Times Chief Executive John Ridding is to pay back some of his 2.6 million pound ($3.3 million) salary after a group of the newspaper's reporters complained about his pay. 2018-08-16 03:51:35.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/08/16/john-ridding.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/john-ridding.jpg https://bdnews24.com/media-en/2018/08/16/financial-times-boss-to-return-some-of-3.3-million-pay-after-staff-protest